AIGA NY | Walk/Don’t Walk: A Visual Walking Tour of Manhattan

Walk/Don’t Walk: A Visual Walking Tour of Manhattan
Saturday 28 October 2006
Meet at the SW corner of Wooster Street and Grand Street

3:30–5:30 Tour 5:30–6:30 Convene at Max Fish and talk informally with Wooster Collective

The Wooster Collective will take a small group through the streets of Soho, Nolita, and the Lower East Side highlighting street art and speaking about reclaiming public space, anonymous art, and the proliferation of the advertising industry's use of street art.

The tour will conclude at Max Fish, a LES bar known for it's support of emerging artists, for some one-on-one time with Wooster Collective and street artists Thundercut.

Sara and Marc Schiller are Wooster Collective whose mission is to discover and document authentic art experiences via salons, field trips, gallery show, and of course, their website, Sara and Marc live in downtown Manhattan and have been documenting and enjoying the street art in their neighborhood for the past six years. During that time they have covered over 2000 artists and consider themselves fortunate to have become familiar with the artists' stories and what inspires them. The Wooster Collective has been featured in such magazines and papers as The New York Times, Time, Paper, Vapors, Urb, Village Voice, and many others.
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